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What are the symptoms of ischemia in the heart?

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Symptoms of ischemia in the heart

  • Chest pain (angina)
  • Heartbeat that’s faster than normal
  • Pain in your neck, jaw, shoulder, or arm
  • Shortness of breath when you exercise
  • Sweating when you wouldn’t expect to
  • Upset stomach or throwing up
  • Very tired

From: What Is Ischemia? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Lung Association: “How Lungs Work.”

KidsHealth: “Heart and Circulatory System.”

Vascular Disease Foundation: “Focus on Ischemia.”

Mayo Clinic: “Myocardial Ischemia,” “Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD),” “Intestinal Ischemia,” “Stroke,” “Stress Management.”

American Heart Association and American Stroke Association: “Ischemic Strokes (Clots).”

American Heart Association: “Silent Ischemia and Ischemic Heart Disease,” “Understanding Your Risks to Prevent a Heart Attack.”

Texas Heart Institute: “Silent Ischemia.”

UC Davis Vascular Center: “Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI).”

NIH, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “Explore Peripheral Artery Disease.”

American Stroke Association, Stroke Connection: “Healthy People and ‘Silent Strokes.’”

Columbia University Medical Center: “Cerebral Ischemia.”

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on July 4, 2019

SOURCES:

American Lung Association: “How Lungs Work.”

KidsHealth: “Heart and Circulatory System.”

Vascular Disease Foundation: “Focus on Ischemia.”

Mayo Clinic: “Myocardial Ischemia,” “Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD),” “Intestinal Ischemia,” “Stroke,” “Stress Management.”

American Heart Association and American Stroke Association: “Ischemic Strokes (Clots).”

American Heart Association: “Silent Ischemia and Ischemic Heart Disease,” “Understanding Your Risks to Prevent a Heart Attack.”

Texas Heart Institute: “Silent Ischemia.”

UC Davis Vascular Center: “Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI).”

NIH, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “Explore Peripheral Artery Disease.”

American Stroke Association, Stroke Connection: “Healthy People and ‘Silent Strokes.’”

Columbia University Medical Center: “Cerebral Ischemia.”

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on July 4, 2019

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